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Old 07-10-2017, 08:58 AM   #1
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Inverter install and wiring run help (2001 Excella)

I have looked around for existing threads on this but can't seem to find them.

I am struggling with planning the location/wiring of an inverter for our new-to-us 30' Excella. I like the idea of wiring up all AC outlets to work of the inverter when not connected to shore power but am having a hard time considering all our AC circuits/panel and shore power inlet come into the back of the trailer and all our DC stuff sits in the front of the trailer.

I know the inverter needs to be close to the batteries which are up front.

How have others tackled this situation. I was hoping to not have to remove the panels under the trailer to wire, if possible.

Do you install a new panel ahead of the main AC breakers and run new 30A circuits from the back to the front to feed the inverter and back to the existing panel? Pick a point mid ship (under dinette seat?) and run heavy gauge cabling to the battery up front? Move the entire 12v charging system elsewhere and run new wires to the DC panel up front?

Any advice on location planning and wiring is appreciated. Thanks!
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